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Microsoft and Google to sue US government

03 September, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Microsoft and Google will move ahead with litigation against the US government, in order to gain permission to disclose greater detail about the customer information they are compelled to reveal to US agencies under the US's Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

Security - the antithesis of innovation?

29 August, 2013 by Dr Hugh Thompson*

It's commonly said in IT that security is the antithesis of innovation. Innovation creates disruption, and disruption introduces vulnerability. But is that really the case?

APAC DDoS protection market booming

21 August, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Demand for DDoS protection technology is booming in APAC, but doubts about the value of such solutions still linger in Australia and other markets.

NZ spy law could rock nation’s ICT sector

08 August, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ICT groups opposed to NZ’s proposed new interception amendments fear the rules could reduce the competitiveness of domestic companies and force international players out of the market.

UPDATED: Aussie defence agencies ban Lenovo due to backdoor fears

30 July, 2013

Computers from Chinese company Lenovo have been banned from “classified” networks of the intelligence and defence services of Australia, the United States, Britain, Canada and New Zealand due to concerns that the machines could easily be hacked.

Australian government caught blocking websites on the sly

21 May, 2013

The federal government has been caught quietly blocking access to websites, leading some to declare that it has attempted to sneak mandatory web filtering in on the sly.

DDoS protection keeps running

29 April, 2013

Online betting website was recently taken down, when a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack aimed at a competitor in the same co-location data centre took Betstar’s site with it. Betstar decide it was time to implement DDoS protection.

Cybersecurity challenges in 2013

08 March, 2013 by Sandeep Joshi, Country Manager for DELL SonicWALL Inc, Australia and New Zealand

The issues affecting businesses are similar around the world. The key issues and points of vulnerability are around human engagement.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business

27 February, 2013

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business (KESB) is intended to help businesses overcome challenges in managing a secure network.

Web filtering considerations

04 December, 2012 by Andrew Collins

The stats say that employees burn a couple of hours a day on non-work websites like Facebook and Reddit. But there are technological and political issues you need to consider before implementing a web filtering solution.

LogMeInCentral antivirus management feature for remote PC monitoring

12 August, 2012

LogMeIn has released an update to its IT automation and management product, LogMeIn Central, that makes it easy to monitor and manage hundreds of versions of antivirus software through a single, centralised interface.

Blue Coat Cloud Service managed security service

03 August, 2012

The Blue Coat Cloud Service delivers robust threat protection that is backed by the Blue Coat WebPulse collaborative defence.

F5 Networks IP Intelligence service

16 July, 2012

The IP Intelligence service is a cloud-based solution that enables organisations to safeguard their infrastructures by detecting and stopping access from IP addresses associated with malicious activity.

Logicalis Virtual Workspace offers Citrix/Cisco solution to BYOD

30 April, 2012

Logicalis Virtual Workspace (LVW) combines Cisco and Citrix desktop and application virtualisation, voice and video technology via a small footprint, virtual environment, combined with mobile device management to address the security, storage, cost and productivity concerns around bring your own device (BYOD) computing and mobile workforces.

Blue Coat Unified Web Security cross-network protection

29 March, 2012

Unified Web Security is claimed to enable an organisation to expand its secure perimeter to users in any location, on any network, across any device, to close the security gaps that leave them exposed to malware threats and data loss.

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